Visiting Information

A very warm welcome to
Ugbrooke House & Gardens

Steeped in centuries of history with  stunning architecture and landscaping, Ugbrooke has been the Clifford family home for almost 500 years.

The current custodian,  The Hon Alexander Clifford,  grew up in the in the house and on the estate, he returned to Ugbrooke to take over the Family Seat in 2015.

2022 Visitor Information

Following two years of Covid restrictions we are delighted to confirm Ugbrooke House, its garden, parkland  & our tea room will return for a summer visitor season for 2022. We will once again offer daily visits & house tours (see details as below for our exact open dates & days).

Times & Tours

 CLOSED WEDNESDAY 22nd JUNE

 Please accept our apologies, as a result of  works by South West Water the park will be 

CLOSED on Wednesday 22nd June.

For 2022 Ugbrooke House, gardens & grounds, will open to summer day visitors on Monday 13th  June. Our open days are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 12.00pm to 5.00pm, our final open day of 2022 will be Thursday 11th August.

We host two guided house tours each afternoon, (entry to the house is by guided tour only). 

Tour times for 2022 are 12.30 & 2.15pm, tours last approx. 1 hour & 15 minutes. 

For 2022 we have introduced an online ticket / reservation service, please click the BOOK NOW button above to take you to our  bookings page.

Before making a special journey or a  long trip, PLEASE check our availability  either via the Book Now  ticket option or by telephoning the Estate office, spaces on our  house tours are limited.

If you have any question or query regarding a visit to Ugbrooke please do not hesitate to contact us.

The Estate Office is open  throughout the year  Monday – Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm,

Tel: 01626 852179.  E-mail: [email protected]

 

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access to the house is available;  regretfully however,  we cannot accommodate mobility scooters inside the house. Due to the  listed & historic nature of Ugbrooke House there is no lift, access to the first floor is via the main staircase or via an alternative exterior route.

General photography is not permitted inside the House for a tour although we have various vantage points within the park that feature the House exterior. 

Drones are not permitted on the Estate at any time.  

The Orangery

 For visitors to the  House & Park our  Orangery Tearoom opens at midday, we  offer refreshments, light lunches and sweet treats. Treat yourself to a traditional Devon Cream Tea or try one of the other delicious  offerings.

Dogs

Our Labradors Tilly & Peggy love sharing their garden with other well-behaved dogs, however dogs are not admitted into the House on tours (except guide dogs) – not even Tilly & Peggy are allowed upstairs. Please ensure dogs are kept on a lead at all times in the grounds and we ask you to clean up after your dog for the convenience of other visitors.

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